Welcome to a New Year of reading in Wisconsin! Here are the Read On Wisconsin titles for January: Babies, Toddlers and PreschoolersI’ll Save You, Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal. Illustrated by Marc Rosenthal. Atheneum, 2012 Baby, Where Are You? by Mack. U.S. edition: Clavis, 2012
Poem: “Tide and Seek” by Andrew Fusek Peters, p. 80 from Here’s a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry edited by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters. Illustrated by Polly Dunbar. U.S. edition: Candlewick Press, 2007.
Middle SchoolMarching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights, and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Hours by Ann Bausum. National Geographic, 2012 (also available as an e-book)Fire in the Streets by Kekla Magoon . Aladdin / Simon & Schuster, 2012
High SchoolNo Crystal Stair by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Carolrhoda LAB, 2012 (also available as an e-book)Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White by Lila Quintero Weaver. The University of Alabama Press, 2012
Discussion questions for these books are available at the Read On Wisconsin site. Also, Teaching Books offers a number of resources for these titles. Annotations for most books can be found using the search box on the Cooperative Children's Book Center's website.